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LC Today Mini-Conference

Leaning Communities Today
Learning better together across campuses

Learning Communities have been the hallmark of collaboration on many campuses for the last century, but often times Learning Community faculty and practitioners rarely havean opportunity to share their challenges and triumphs with like minds across campuses.

This is where University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Western Carolina University joined together: two campuses miles apart working on a common goal - Learning Communities. The 2013 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching at Greensboro offers Learning Communities a unique partnership - an opportunity for us to come together and share what is happening on our campuses across the state and across the country.


Session: Learning Communities Today

This day-long meeting is open to anyone attending the 2013 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching at Greensboro or anyone wishing to attend the meeting separate from Lilly.

Date: 14 February 2013, Joseph S. Koury Convention Center
Location: Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Searsons (http://www.sheratongreensboro.com)
Agenda: Click here to download the agenda (PDF)

The meeting will be an informal gathering of current and future learning community practitioners to discuss what works, what doesn’t and grand ideas to help build successful and sustainable learning communities. Participants will be asked to put forth potential focus topics of interest to generate an inclusive guided conversation. The expertise will come from the participants attending, based on their current campus projects.

Attendees of the 2013 Lilly Conference at Greensboro: $50 mini-conference fee
Non-Attendees of the 2013 Lilly Conference at Greensboro: $100 mini-conference fee

Hotel accommodations are available through the Lilly South Conference (whether you will be attending Lilly or not) for this event. Information can be found at lilly.uncg.edu


How to Register

Click the following link to go to the registration form. Please fill in all the requested information.

April Taylor (artaylo2@uncg.edu) will contact you with payment information shortly after


Engstrom, C. & Tinto, V. (2008). Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students. Learning Opportunities Matter - Volume 1.